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Table 2 Factors associated with cervical cancer screening among women ≥30 years, 1998–2010

From: Socioeconomic disparity in cervical cancer screening among Korean women: 1998–2010

Variables 1998 2001 2005 2008 2010
Education           
None or elementary school 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Middle or high school 1.43 (1.13-1.82) 1.67 (1.18-2.38) 1.15 (0.82-1.61) 1.24 (0.93-1.66) 1.71 (1.24-2.35)
University or higher 1.56 (1.05-2.30) 1.56 (0.94-2.61) 1.00 (0.64-1.56) 1.90 (1.26-2.87) 1.73 (1.12-2.66)
Household income           
Quartile 1 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
Quartile 2 1.22 (0.92-1.62) 1.65 (1.16-2.34) 1.39 (1.00-1.93) 1.09 (0.82-1.46) 1.12 (0.84-1.49)
Quartile 3 1.52 (1.11-2.07) 1.72 (1.15-2.59) 1.93 (1.44-2.59) 1.05 (0.78-1.40) 1.21 (0.89-1.66)
Quartile 4 1.31 (0.95-1.81) 1.80 (1.22-2.68) 2.82 (2.01-3.96) 1.34 (0.97-1.84) 1.45 (1.08-1.94)
Occupation           
white collar 1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00   1.00  
blue collar 0.92 (0.69-1.23) 1.08 (0.70-1.66) 1.01 (0.72-1.41) 1.01 (0.78-1.32) 1.29 (0.95-1.76)
others 1.12 (0.87-1.44) 1.02 (0.79-1.35) 1.04 (0.79-1.35) 1.18 (0.93-1.49) 1.20 (0.92-1.57)
  1. Results are presented as adjusted odds ratios and (95% confidence intervals), and adjusted for age, marital status, health insurance type, limitation in general activities, perceived health status, smoking, and body mass index.